Special needs parenting

The Challenge of Letting Go in Parenting a Medically Fragile Child

Five years ago I had found out I was pregnant, and I was scared but so excited for the future. I remember gazing at the first ultrasound picture of my baby. We called the baby “nugget” because in the photos it looked just like a peanut. Now 5 years later, I have a 4.5-year-old son,… Read More The Challenge of Letting Go in Parenting a Medically Fragile Child

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Special needs parenting

5 Strategies to Manage the Daily Stress of Caring for a Medically Complex Child

  I recently read an article on the Huffington post about parents of medically complex children face stress levels equivalent to combat veterans, and they live in day to day Post Traumatic Stress. As I read through the article, it was like a lightbulb had gone off in my head. The past 4.5 years have… Read More 5 Strategies to Manage the Daily Stress of Caring for a Medically Complex Child